Conservation News

NRD sets Wanahoo’s 2019 entrance fees  By Lisa Brichace


NRD Watershed Structures Credited With Lowering Flood Impact  BY Doug Kennedy | September 11, 2018


Watershed structures prevent flooding damage in southeastern Nebraska


West Point to host scrap tire collection  Tribune Staff  Aug 16, 2018


Tri-Basin plans Grant Township vote for Dec. 11


Republican River plan seeks balance of water use, supplies  By LORI POTTER  Hub Staff Writer  Aug 15, 2018


CNPPID renews agreement with Platte River program  Sep 7, 2018




Water leases will benefit endangered species along Platte River  Telegraph staff reports  Sep 6, 2018,+nebraska&rlz=1C1GGRV_enUS751US751&tbm=nws&ei=DMSaW8XTBoPj_Abgv7OQBQ&start=10&sa=N&biw=1536&bih=779&dpr=1.25


Editorial: Difficult water negotiations begin in California; Nebraska can provide positive lessons  Editorial staff


North Platte NRD slashes FY ’19 budget, prop. tax asking

Audit faults Nebraska well-driller regulator for lax oversight, fee collection By Paul Hammel / World-Herald BureauAug 31, 2018




Landowners may be eligible for cover crop program through NRD  Lincoln Journal Star  Sep 7, 2018


Central Platte Natural Resources District to improve crane viewing area  By LORI POTTER  Hub Staff Writer  Aug 31, 2018


Saline wetlands open house set for Sept. 12  Lincoln Journal Star  Sep 4, 2018 Updated 1 hr ago


CPNRD agrees to smaller budget to reduce property taxes  by KHGI  Friday, August 31st 2018


Nebraska FSA, NRCS team up for Husker Harvest Days information center  Sep 4, 2018


Water District Gains Users Over Past 40 Years

$15M project to reduce flooding along Dead Man’s Run in Lincoln gets initial federal OK    NANCY HICKS Lincoln Journal Star


Water Ways Exhibit on Display through September 21   BY Emily Barnett | August 28, 2018


Hate traffic and potholes? Nebraska Senate candidates talk infrastructure By Aaron Sanderford / World-Herald staff writer   Aug 26, 2018


Area residents remember Chuck Folsom   TAMMY REAL-MCKEIGHAN News Editor   Aug 27, 2018 Updated 21 hrs ago




Council member outlines community progress  JERRY PURVIS  Star-Herald  Aug 27, 2018 Updated Aug 27, 2018

Lower Platte South NRD approves budget that reduces tax levy  Lincoln Journal Star


Platte-Republican Diversion Project  Lori Potter BH News Service


Little Blue NRD locks in irrigation development stay boundaries   Andy Raun  Aug 20, 2018


Branch off  By JOB VIGIL


Public hearing ahead on transbasin water permit  By LORI POTTER  Hub Staff Writer  Aug 20, 2018


Potter’s Wheel: Tone on water talks has tempered over the years Lori Potter  Potter’s Wheel  Aug 17, 2018


Editorial: Nebraska needs to tackle its growing problems with water contamination  Editorial staff  Aug 12, 2018


Eastern Nebraska gears up for poultry production

Producers prepare to raise 2 million broilers weekly for Costco and Lincoln Premium Poultry operation.  Tyler Harris | Aug 03, 2018


Kansas warns move by Nebraska may expose Milford, Lovewell reservoirs to invasive fish species


Is there enough to share? Omaha’s MUD tests possibility of selling water to Lincoln  By Aaron Sanderford / World-Herald staff writer  Aug 13, 2018




Nebraska Supreme Court dismisses appeal of LRNRD penalties  By LORI POTTER  Hub Staff Writer  Aug 10, 2018


City Wide Clean-Up is underway and going strong  By Robert Pore  Aug 8, 2018


South Platte NRD July 2018 Board of Directors Meeting  POSTED:   08/07/2018 09:36:18 AM MDT | UPDATED:   7 DAYS AGO


Does 2,659 local govts.really give us control?  John Kuehn

Nebraska View  Aug 7, 2018


So much soil to heal, so little time  By Bill Spiegel  Aug 6, 2018

NRD says ‘yes’ to Sutton and Cordova  By Steve Moseley   Jul 31, 2018


PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVE: Service to ag, extension recognized   Jul 29, 2018


Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality Warns Lake Goers of Toxic Algae  BY Rashaad Vann | July 30, 2018


State Department draft says Keystone XL would have little effect on Nebraska’s water, land  By Paul Hammel / World-Herald Bureau  Jul 31, 2018


Government officials encouraged to register for climate, water workshop

A clean Shell Creek   Daily News editorial

Jul 16, 2018  (0)


Ricketts proclaims “Celebrate Nebraska Water Month”

  • Jul 14, 2018


Low-level helicopter flights returning to region

  • JAMES FARRELL Fremont Tribune


Wild Bird Habitat owner shares passion with customers and community

  • JODI FUSON For the Lincoln Journal Star
  • Jul 9, 2018


Husker-led research team to examine irrigation’s role in precipitation


Board OKs additional dredging for Crystal Lake near Ayr

  • Andy Raun
  • Jul 13, 2018 Updated Jul 13, 2018


State looking to move three departments to one location, possibly two


Cooperative effort cleans up creek


Tax policy directly linked to spending

John Kuehn


Dakota County boasts budding state recreation area

  • By Jenny Nguyen-Wheatley

NebraskaLand Magazine/Nebraska Game and Parks

  • 3 hrs ago


Ricketts proclaims “Celebrate Nebraska Water Month”

  • Jul 14, 2018


Seeking answers to N-CORPE water usage

  • Mike Groene

Nebraska View

  • Jul 24, 2018


Onnen closing out 41-year career with LBNRD

  • Andy Raun
  • Jul 19, 2018

Central Platte Natural Resources District slashes $4.6M off budget   By LORI POTTER  Hub Staff Writer


CPNRD OKs engineering study of repairs for two crane viewing sites By LORI POTTER  Hub Staff Writer


NRD considers Riverfront Trail project


7 NRDs join together under one water management plan


Omaha World Herald. June 22, 2018

Lake Flanagan opens up new recreational opportunities for Omaha


State board provides financing to communities’ water systems  By Bob Mercer State Capitol Bureau


30 of Lincoln’s most influential men  Jun 22, 2018


Hundreds celebrate grand opening of Flanagan Lake in Northwest Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. Flanagan Lake, located on 168th and Fort streets, is officially open to the public.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony was held Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. with guest speakers Mayor Jean Stothert, Pipio- MISSOURI NRD General Manager John Winkler, Pipio- MISSOURI NRD Directors Chairman David Klug, City of Omaha Parks and Rec.
To continue the celebration, the park is kicking off the DAM Fun contest.
CEDAR CO. NEWS Wednesday, Jun 27
Helicopter to make low-level flights over northern Knox, Cedar, and Dixon counties

According to Katie Cameron, coordinator of Eastern Nebraska Water Resource Assessment, the flights will improve our understanding of the available ground water resource and potential ground water /surface water connections in an area of the state made more complex by the presence of glacial deposits.
Past flights information is available on the ENWRA website under the “2016 AEM” tab.
WOWT-TV [NBC 6] Wednesday, Jun 27
High water shuts down access to the Elkhorn River

High water shuts down access to the ELKHORN RIVER OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) Due to the recent rains and the extraordinarily high water on the ELKHORN RIVER all of the ELKHORN RIVER Access Sites (Elkhorn Crossing, West Maple and Graske) will be closed until further notice. This includes the week of the 4th…
Elkhorn river access sites closed until further notice

The Papio NATURAL RESOURCES DISTRICT closed all the access sites to the ELKHORN RIVER Wednesday due to the recent rains and the extraordinarily high water.
Those are located at Elkhorn Crossing, West Maple Road, and Graske Crossing.